West Green House

Prunus and Magnolia in flower next to formal pathway - West Green House, Hampshire - © Abigail Rex/GAP Photos

Prunus and Magnolia in flower next to formal pathway – West Green House, Hampshire – © Abigail Rex/GAP Photos

The current owner took on the 99 year lease from the National Trust in 1993, and it has been run as a private garden since.

Clipped hedging, topiary and decorative obelisks in The Alice Garden in spring - West Green House, Hampshire - © Abigail Rex/GAP Photos

Clipped hedging, topiary and decorative obelisks in The Alice Garden in spring – West Green House, Hampshire – © Abigail Rex/GAP Photos

Marylyn Abbott’s style claims to be lavishness, with the aim of delighting the many visitors each year. She revels in excitement, innovation and comedy to promote the unique atmosphere of West Green. The various areas include The Dragon Garden, The Alice Garden, The Walled Garden, the Lake Field and The Paradise Garden. In spring there are splashes of colour from Tulipa, Narcissus, Fritillary, Magnolia and blossom. There are also dramatic evergreen topiary structures and intriguing details around every corner.

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